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. there was fear and chaos as james holmes fired again and again with an assault rifle, holding 100 rounds. sources tell abc news, the smith and wesson high powered rifle, holmes' most deadly weapon jammed. the carnage could have been worse. more people survived, in part, sources say because holmes was probably squeezing the trigger so quickly the magazine malfunctioned. holmes was ready for war. also armed with a tactical shotgun. and abc news has learned the pistol police recovered in the theater had an extended 40-round clip. police are urgently seeking a motive and may have gotten a critical break in the case. authorities recovered a computer from the suspect's booby trapped apartment and sources tell us more evidence of his batman obsession. abc news has learned police discovered a variety of batman paraphernalia including a poster and mask from the comic book series. many of my source s appear stunned at the suspect's cold-blooded fury. >> gets you so angry, too, reports out of jail now he is showing absolutely no remorse through awful this. he is still maining his joker persona, spitting at
holmes was being treated by a university psychiatrist. anna werner is in colorado. the u.s. economy slows sharply, raising the risk of a new recession. rebecca jarvis has the latest numbers. the olympics get off to a ringing start, and mitt romney get caught up in it, in the traffic, that is. mark phillips is in london. and request "on the road" with a champion broadcaster. >> here's one. >> pelley: steve hartman with the sound and the story. >> reporter: you reported on 9/11. >> yes. >> reporter: pearl harbor. >> yes. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. most everyone who saw james holmes in court on monday wondered about his mental state or whether he was medicated. he looked like he didn't know he was there. he wasn't following the conversation, and when the judge asked hem a question, holmes' lawyer jumped in before he could speak. well, tonight, we have learned that holmes was in fact under the care of a psychiatrist before he allegedly opened fire on the audience in a movie theater in colorado, killing 12 and wounding
evening. most everyone who saw james holmes in court on monday wo wondered about his mental state or whether he was medicated. he looked like he didn't know he was there. he wasn't following the lmes'rsation, and when the judge asked him a question, holmes' lawyer jumped in before he could weak. well, tonight, we have learned that holmes was, in fact, under the care of a psychiatrist defore he allegedly opened fire nc the audience in a movie theater in colorado, killing 12 and wounding 43. anna werner has the late- breaking details at the arapahoe county jail where holmes is held pu solitary confinement tonight. >> reporter: a motion filed by james holmes' public defender reveals that holmes was under the care of psychiatrist lin fenton. dr. fenton is the medical director of student mental health services at the university of colorado denver anschutz medical campus. holmes was a graduate student at the school. harlier this week, school iaficials said students were monitored by mental health amecialists. >> the faculty and program leadership meet on a regular basis to discuss how t
suspect. >> hello, i'm james. >> reporter: taken six years ago when james holmes spoke at a science camp. sources tell abc news the automatic rifle holmes allegedly used jammed during the shooting spree but he had extended clips for other weapons that held up to 40 rounds. holmes also recent lead applied for a membership at the private gun rage but was turned away because the owner thought he was "creepy." aurora's mayor is concerned the death toll could rise. >> we saw some people yesterday who, who are still terribly injured. and may not make it. >> reporter: holmes will make his first court appearance in the morning. we are told it is brief and he will not enter a plea. rob, paula, back to you. >> thanks to brandi, the make shift memorial to victims keeps on growing as friends and strangers alike as they add flowers, american flags and personal mementos on the site in the shadows of the century 16 movie theater, a cross has been placed for each of the 12 victims. >> same guy made the crosses that made them for columbine. >> he came back from aurora, illinois, where he was traveling fr
.... before the government called james holmes a 'killer'.....he was labeled a genius...and the government showered him with cash. in fact, the doctoral student was bankrolling 26-thousand dollars a year in government gr. grants. where did the money come from for james holmes to purchase a small arsenal? in the months leading up to the massacare -- police say holmes' stockpiled six-thousand rounds of ammunition, an ar-15 assault rifle, a remington 870 shotgun, a 40 caliber glock handgun, a knife, and protective clothing. not too mention the bombs there's no record of holmes workkng since he dropped out of a prestigious neuroscience program at the university of colorado at denver in june. academically brilliant, holmes was only one of six predoctoral students to receive a 21-thousand 600 dollar a year grant. his only known source of income. money for those "t-32 grants" comes from the national institutes of health. some people now suggest that the n- i-h was the unwitting underwriter of holmes' weapons of death, but we do not know if that is how holmes' spent the money. a spokes
spree in colorado. here's what we know right now. police are saying this man, 24- year-old james holmes, open fire inside of a movie theater. in all, 70 victims and 12 people who were killed. eyewitness news has complete coverage, we have the latest from aurora, colorado. >> reporter: well, the victims of this massacre have been identified and family members have been told if their loved ones were among those killed or wounded. at this hour, 24 people are still in the hospital, 11 in critical condition. candles flickered throughout the night for the victims in the theater sheeter. matt's fiance is on life support. >> it makes no sense. >> reporter: tom sullivan spent the day trying to find his son. >> we're looking for him. >> reporter: and then late friday night, the family was notified alex sullivan was killed. he was celebrating his 27th birthday with a midnight screening of the "dark knight rises," when this man, 24-year- old james holmes threw gas canisters into the theater and started shooting. >> at the time, i thought it was fireworks and then i was hit here. >> reporter: st
speak. well, tonight, we have learned that holmes was in fact under the care of a psychiatrist before he allegedly opened fire on the audience in a movie theater in colorado, killing 12 and wounding 43. anna werner has the late-breaking details at the arapahoe county jail where holmes is held in solitary confinement tonight. >> reporter: a motion filed by joms' public defender reveals he was under the care of psychiatrist lynne fenton. dr. fenton is the medical director of student mental health services. holmes was a graduate student at the school. earlier this week, school officials said students were monitored by mental health specialists. >> the faculty and program leadership meet on a regular basis to discuss how the student' doing, the stars and difficult students. >> reporter: a package sent by holmes to dr. fenton was recovered by police in the school mailroom on monday. sources say the package contained a letter written by holmes that described shooting people. it's unclear when holmes sent the package. holmes' lawyers say the discovery of the letter should never have b
. >> police say the heavily armed suspect, james holmes, walked into a theater and opened fire. >> he started shooting people that were trying to escape from that exit. >> 12 were killed and more were wounded than in any shooting in american history. >> i don't ever want to see something like that again. >> but the story is still unfolding as police try to disarm explosive booby traps set in the 24-year-old suspect's apartment. >> complete coverage of the tragedy in aurora on "cbs this morning saturday," july 21, tragedy in aurora on "cbs this morning saturday," july 21, 2012. captioning funded by cbs >>> and a good saturday morning to all those who are joining us now. still so many unknowns about this tragedy, this horrific heinous crime. we have so much to learn about this massacre and the young man accused of carrying it out. our own jeff glor is in aurora this morning. we will be going to him throughout the broadcast for the very latest. good morning to you, jeff. >> reporter: rebecca, good morning to you. a little more than 24 hours now after the investigation and recovery are still just
. this is the first time the public has seen james holmes since his arrest. his hair dyed bright orange... the 24-year old was somber during the brief court appearance in colorado. sitting beside him was his court-appointed defense attorney. holmes will be held without bond until his next court appearance on july 30th. at that time... he's expected to be formally charged in the deadly shooting spree. the county district attorney says the victims' families will be consulted before a decision is made on seeking the death penalty for holmes. >>there is so much that the victims have to take into account there will be impacted by the decision in a big way for many years if the death penalty is sought is a very long process that impact their lives for >> the district attorney says despite the overwhelming evidence collected against holmes so far... they will work diligently to get justice for the victims. a sailor from crystal lake was killed... and a teacher from lake bluff was injured in the movie theater massacre. wgn's judy wang is live in algonquin where the girlfriend of one of the men says he gave h
are wondering what's left. the accused gunman james holmes will be in a courtroom at 9:30 local time a very brief hearing he will be informed of his right. we will not likely hear awe lot about the charges. from what we understand james holmes in a jail cell about 13 miles from here has basically shut down refusing to give any information at home to investigators, to police officers. don't expect much of course not much of a defense can they mount once the trial begins. the only way to defend appears to be an insanity defense. we do not know. this is a rallying spirit a town coming together here in aurora, colorado. we will have more on where the story goes at 5:30 a.m. 9:30, 11:30 eastern time. >> james live in aurora. thank you. >>> kelly wright joins us now. >> president obama travels to aurora to serve not as commander-in-chief but counselor chief. reaching out to victims and families and entire family still stunned. president owe barack obama met with each family dealing with the anguish of the senseless act of violence. he came to them not only as a president but as a father and husb
appearance since the horrific tragedy that left 12 people dead and 58 others injured. james holmes had dyed orange/red hair and seemed dazed and glassy eyed. sometimes closing his eyes as the hearing proceeded. he didn't say anything in court and seemed disconnected. even when the judge talked about the victims. >> for protection order if you'd hand a copy. shall not possess or control a firearm or other weapon. shall not consume alcoholic beverages and controlled substances. and not to commit any new offenses. >> investigators are now looking at his computer and other items found in his apartment trying to piece together who he is and why he allegedly walked into a movie theater and started shooting innocent people. holmes reportedly began struggling at school this past semester doing poorly on exams. police say it was during this time he began buying a huge amount of ammunition online. around that time, some time in may, he began buying guns from local shops. in early june, he suddenly dropped out of the ph.d. program. and a few weeks later, he applied to join a gun club. leaving such a b
first look at the suspect, james holmes, the unsettling sight of the man accused of one of the worst gun massacres in u.s. history. well, tonight we've learned much more about how he lived, where he lived, and how it was he purchased an arsenal. we also learned today that gun sales are spiking in colorado in the aftermath of this shooting. while far to the east in washington today, the house of representatives stood still for a time. a moment of silence for the victims in colorado. one member of congress from colorado said, since she's been in congress, there have been 23 moments of silence for various victims of gun violence. she asked how many more there need to be until something is done. we begin our reporting tonight with nbc's mike taibbi in centennial, colorado. mike, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. it has happened in other cities where there have been horrible episodes of gun violence. gun sales and permit applications are soaring now. and also today, some questions. how did james holmes pay for the arsenal police say he put together in the months before the massa
the apartment of james holmes, the suspected colorado shooter. a law enforcement official has described to cnn video taken from inside the apartment. he said it was set up like something from iraq or afghanistan. 30 improvised grenades rigged to a control box in the kitchen and gas containers filled with ten gallons of gas, allegedly for the purpose of adding more fuel to the fire in an explosion. cnn's jim spelman is in aurora, colorado, right outside the theater where the shooting happened. the description of the apartment is extraordinary and terrifying. what else do you know about it? >> reporter: just trying to picture 30 of the home-made grenades filled with black powder and gas containers around to amplify the fire after these things went off. all set to a srs of trip wires. one set to go off when the first person who goes in opens the door. it took them almost two days to come up with a strategy to eliminate them. ultimately they used water to disrupt the control box. these things were so volatile, they had to carry each one out in a bucket of sand to a dump truck, take them out into t
. >> reporter: aurora police refused to comment on reports that the suspect, 24-year-old james holmes, had his hair painted red and called himself the joker. police said it was dressed head to toe in body armor and wore a gas mask during the attack. jennifer seeger says the suspect pointed a gun directly at her face. >> i just jumped forward into the aisle and curled into a ball and waited for him to go up the stairs. >> reporter: holmes fired an assault rifle, a shotgun, and at least one handgun during the attack. some of those shots went through the walls into another theater. a man in a blood-soaked shirt and a child in a batman costume were among hundreds who made it out alive. corbin dates was sitting in the second row. >> i felt the caps from the bullet burn my leg. >> reporter: the university of colorado confirms holmes was dropping out of a graduate program in neuro science. police find explosives in his car and his nearby apartment. >> his apartment is booby trapped with various incendiary and chemical devices and apparent trip wires. >> reporter: survivors include a 3-month-old baby.
and talk to him. >> on july 2nd, holmes ordered a bulletproof vest, knife, and other gear online. police say it looks like holmes was planning this for months. adding to the shock for people in aurora, colorado. thousands attended a vigil for the victims on sunday. president obama met with their families last night and today he talked about the victims who served in the military during a speech to the veterans of foreign wars. >> these patrons were willing to serve in faraway lands yet they were taken from us here at home. yesterday they conveyed a message to their families on behalf of all americans. we honor your loved ones. we salute their service. and as you summon the strength to carry on, we stand with you as one united american family. >> joining me now is clint van zandt, a former fbi profiler now an nbc news analyst. and dave cullen, author of "columbine." it's the definitive book about the shootings at columbine high school in 1999. thanks to both of you for being here tonight. >> thanks for having me. >> clint, let me start with you. >> sure. >> what struck you about james hol
to be in the moment, though. here's what we know about the suspect, 24-year-old james holmes. investigators say holmes is not cooperating with their questions and said nothing this morning during his court appearance. police searched his apartment this weekend and found several batman-related items including a poster for the new movie and a batman mask. fox's craig boswell has the latest from the courthouse in colorado. >> reporter: it's the first public glimpse of james holmes since he allegedly walked into the movie theater and opened fire. james holmes sat silent with a blank stare, the once promising former grad student was wearing a jailhouse jump suit with his hands shackled. as the judge spoke, 24-year-old seemed uninvolved. the purpose of the hearing was to inform holmes of the charges he'll soon face. when he was offered a chance to speak? >> do you have any questions? >> reporter: he stayed quiet. at one point he closed his eyes. prosecutors are expected to file charges formally next monday. a mental health evaluation is routine in cases like this. >> i would say there's no such thing as
in the suspect's apartment. jim? >> one thing that everyone is talking about in the demeanor of james holmes in the courtroom. on front page of every paper. his red hair, his big eyes. you were inside the court, jim, what did it seem like to you? >> we didn't know what to expect. the first question on everybody's mind is would his hair be red. we had heard that from law enforcement sources. all the witnesses who were in the theater say he was wearing a helmet and mask. so that was the first thing was seeing his red hair after he described himself as the joker. this guy just looked dazed, he looked weak. he looked small to me and after initially scanning the crowd when he walked in, the rest of the time he more or less just looked straight ahead. meantime back in the seats of the courtroom. family members could not take their eyes off him. i saw parents of people who had died just staring at him the whole time. and you could tell it was a very emotional time for them. and they're there in the courtroom where they can't show any kind of emotional all. they have to be quiet. very typical for th
're concerned but they're not saying sorry. james holmes' parents standing by their son in the wake of that movie theater massacre insisting they have no plans at this point to apologize. >> all right. this woman didn't tell her doctor the truth about her medical past and lied. the top four lies you should never tell your doctor. "fox & friends" starts right now. >> good morning, everyone. hope you're going to have a good tuesday so far. brian, are you settled down now? >> yeah, i have to show the showboating that didn't -- that almost -- that we missed in the -- at the end of the show in a half-hour. >> will you be doing it or will you be doing it with arthur over your shoulder? >> i'm going to tackle you. >> if you don't mind. >> on the one. >> if i showboat, you better tackle me. >> let's get right to your headlines this morning. new video released by the taliban offering the chilling accounts of last month's attack on a u.s. base in afghanistan that left two americans dead. >> allah! allah! >> is that real audio from them when they let that off? the hour long video shows
will face. james holmes is accused of shooting and killing 12 people injurerring 58 more during -- injuring 58 more during the prehere showing of the batman movie. this is his second appearance in court but this time cameras will not be allowed in the courtroom. one of the victims in the theater rampage was pregnant at the time. 25-year-old ashley mozer already lost her six-year-old daughter veronica during that mass shooting. now doctors say she had a miscarriage. doctors say she lost her unborn child because of extreme trauma. lawyers are saying this latest death will not have an impact on the charges against holmes. >>> the man accused of kidnapping and killing 15-year- old sierra lamar is expected to enter a plea tomorrow. garcia torres has a 9:30 court hearing. he is being held without bail. they linked torres through the case with dna found. ktvu spoke with lumery's family. they will not be at tomorrow's hearing. that will be in court when the trial begins. lamar's sister wishes the suspect will tell investigators about the disappearance of lamar. >> if it's the worst then we don't wa
in the university of colorado mail room that appears to have been mailed by the suspected shooter, james holmes. cnn's ed lavandera is in aurora for us. ed, what do we know about this package? >> reporter: well, we're still trying to gather information on what exactly is inside that package, wolf. but as you mentioned that law enforcement official telling cnn that on monday police and fbi discovered a package that was apparent apparently sent by james holmes, the 24-year-old suspected gunman. now it's unclear obviously if this package was indeed sent by him, it was clearly sent before he was taken into custody. it arrived at some point on monday at the university mail room. we've also been told by hospital officials over the last couple of days this is something we've been monitoring for some time that there were two packages that were suspicious and were being looked into, one found in the mail room and also one that was actually delivered to a university professor. so we've been trying to nail down more information on this. and we'll continue to do so, wolf. >> what's the university of colorado sa
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holmes will be back in court, but there will be no pictures of him this time. judge william sylvester put the hammer down. no cell phones, laptops, ipads, or audio tapes allowed either all to make sure he gets a fair trial. jim spelman is live in sev centennial, colorado, where prosecutors are about to lay o their case against him, holmes, rather. >> reporter: just over two hours holmes will make his way from the jail right here through an underground tunnel into the courthouse to hear what's bound to be a long list of charges against him. at the hearing where accused gunman james holmes is scheduled to be formally charged his attorneys will argue that a package holmes sent to a psychiatrist before the shootings is protected communication between doctor and patient. this after a weekend of mourning for victims at memorial and funeral services in ohio, illinois, and texas. for matt quinn and third generation navy man larimer who died while shielding their it girlfriends of gunfire -- >> greater love to lay down his life for friends. >> reporter: and for jessica, a budding sportscaster whos
to a psychiatrist. >> and major media mistakes. >> there is a jim holmes of aurora, colorado age on the tea party site. >> as has abc's error affected your trust in journalism? the movie theater massacre gave politicians and the press another chance to tackle the second amendment and rally for a change in gun laws. are the news media becoming too predictable on the issues? >> you didn't build that that. >> the president's words still in the news as are mitt romney. which candidate are the mainstream media protecting and which one is getting roasted? and who is this little boy and how did his store arery change news coverage? >> on the panel this week, writer and fox news contributor judy miller. rich lowry, editor of the national review. jim pinkerton, contributing editor of the american conservative magazine and daily beast editor, kirsten powers. i'm jon scott. it has been over a week now since we all learned of the terrible news, reports out of aurora, colorado describing a shooting massacre at a late night showing of a batman movie. news organizations scrambled to report the horrific details
to serve. >>> now we know why it took so long for police to enter james holmes apartment. a source tells cnn he rigged 30 homemade grenades and ten gallons of gasoline to blow if someone walked inside. cnn learned the details from a law enforcement official who has seen video from the inside. the official adds it was rigged to a control box with wires like, his word, spaghetti. a former fbi agent said the setup was like something you'd find in iraq or afghanistan. >> this is one of the first times we've seen a house bomb in the united states. some of these things do exist overseas. we have seen them in places like iraq and afghanistan. also, in colombia, south america. this is the first one i can recall seeing or reading about in the united states where it was set to destroy the home. >> crews spent more than 24 hours sizing up the threats within that apartment. they took some of the materials here to the secure field and detonated them saturday. one theory is that holmes booby-trapped his apartment and played loud music to lure someone inside triggering this massive blast. his downstair
. >> what is happening in the wake of the tragedy in colorado. mass murderer james holmes sitting in jail tonight. the facility was on lock down earlier today. more on that in a moment. firs tomorrow holmes scheduled to be back in a courtroom where he will be charged for murder of the 12 kid. even more charges for the dozens injured. this as we learn more information about the security at the movie theater. no security guards were on duty even though other theaters owned by the company did provide security for what was expected to be a busy opening night for the film "the dark knight rises. we will never know for sure security would have been able to prevent what happened. elizabeth pran is live with more. >> we learned a lot more about james holmes entered in the roorm behind me. he could be facing a laundry list of charges by the district attorney for the crime scene at the theater as well as the crime scene at his apartment building. we will learn the judge's decision on motions regarding the disclosure of a notebook sent to holmes' psychiatrist. that gag order will it be lifted? that'
not know whether holmes was on medication. they were given until next monday to file formal charges. >> there's no such thing as a slam dunk case. it is a case where we will -- we're still looking at the enormous amount of evidence. >> reporter: the district attorney said her office will consider pursuing the death penalty and consult with the families of the victims before making that decision. family members of several victims were in court during the hearing. some said they just wanted to see the suspect face to face. david sanchez's pregnant daughter escaped the massacre without injury. she is due to give birth today, but her husband is in critical condition after being shot in the head. >> everybody needs to pray for them. >> reporter: the aurora police department released holmes' booking photo this afternoon and a lawyer representing the suspect's parents told reporters their heart goes out to the victims and their families. >> the family has elected not to discuss james or their relationship with james at this time. >> reporter: security was tight when the suspect faced th
have come out that this package was probably sent by james holmes, the university says they can no longer comment or make any kind of comments in regard to this investigation. the judge in this case has issued a wide-ranging gag order. many officials starting to clamp down and not speak publicly about what's going on in this case now. >> ed lavandera on the scene for us as he's been right from the beginning. thank you. elsewhere, in maryland, police say the fbi are now investigating an abduction with ties to the baseball legend cal rib ken jr. his mother was found safe this morning almost 24 hours after being taken from her home at gunpoint. cnn's lisa sylvester's working the story for us. what happened here, lisa? >> hi there, wolf. what we know is this all started about 7:00, 8:00 yesterday morning when a man apparently approached and went to violet ripken's house and abducted her at gunpoint. he then according to authorities spent most of the day driving around in her car throughout central maryland. and it was only until around 8:30 last night when there was a citizen in the
-old james holmes, had his hair painted red and called himself the joker. police said he was dressed head to toe in body armor and wore a gas mask during the attack. jennifer seager said the suspect pointed a gun directly at her face. >> i just jumped forward into the aisle and curled into a ball and waited for him to go up the stairs. >> reporter: holmes fired an assault rifle, shotgun and at least one handgun during the attack. some of those shots went through the walls into another theater. the man in a blood soaked shirt and a child in a batman costume were among hundreds who made it out alive. corbin dayton was sitting in the second row. >> i felt the cap from the bullet burn my leg. >> reporter: the university of colorado confirms holmes was dropping out of a graduate program in neuroscience. police found explosives in his car and his nearby apartment. >> his apartment is booby trapped with various incendiary and chemical devices and apparent trip wires. >> reporter: the survivors include a 3-month-old baby. >> she got shot. when she got shot, it was just god watching over us. >
. >>> blackouts, suspected shooter james holmes back in court. you won't see him no cameras, n cell phones, no recording devices. why aren't you being allowed to see what's going on inside the courtroom? >>> a mistake -- dick cheney coming out swinging, being one of the few top republicans to say john mccain's pick of sarah palin as vp was a bad choice. >>> and they call her the missile, missy franklin, just 17 and already turning heads in london. the female michael phelps, as some call her, dives in today for two very crucial races. "newsroom" begins right now. >>> good morning. thank you so much for joining us. happy monday to you. i'm carol costello. we begin in poland this morning where just a few minutes ago mitt romney arrived on the third and final leg of his overseas trip. but it's his tough talk on iran that's still getting a lot of attention. romney says no option should be taken off the table to prevent iran from developing a nuclear weapon. >> we must not delude ourselves into thinking containment is an option. we must lead the effort to prevent iran from building and possessin
killed and wounded so many in minutes, but police say james holmes may have spent months plotting the sophisticated death trap inside his own apartment. we now have a better idea of why bomb experts spent more than 24 hours assessing the booby trap before making their first move. inside the apartment, 30 improvised explosive devices. one law enforcement official says the setup was unlike almost anything found in the united states. it's more similar to what insurgents use in iraq or afghanistan. the ieds were wired to a central control box that had to be diffused, and that task was daunting. the source says that the complexity looked like spaghetti. poppy harlow has been working with her sources to bring these exclusive details to light. she is joining us by phone from aurora. tell us what else was inside that apartment. >> reporter: we know as you mentioned, carol, there were 30 of these ieds. there were also containers, glass containers and gas cans, filled with what i'm told from law enforcement officials about 10 gallons of gasoline. those were taken offsite with the ieds late
. >>> the gunman in the shootings in colorado made his first court appearance today. james holmes appeared dazed wearing a jump suit, his hair died orange. he said nothing. the judge told him he would face first degree murder charges and will be held without bail. the district attorney expects to file charges next week. >> i would say there is no such thing as a slam dunk case. it is a case where we are still looking at the evidence and we would never presume it would be slam dunk. >> families and victims from the movie theater shooting attended today's hearing. 12 people died and 58 others injured. a lawyer for james holmes' family in california spoke out today and read a statement from the defendant's mother. >> he asked if my son was james holmes who lives in aurora, colorado. i answered yes, you have the right person. i was referring to myself. >> she stated she knew nothing about the shootings that time. the lawyer said the family is doing as well as anyone could under the circumstances. but she said she is concerned for their personal safety. the family also expressed concerned for the vic
the front gate. the blast felt miles away. >>> rigged to kill. inside james holmes' apartment, new information this morning on what investigators saw when they went inside. explosives, wires, gasoline. police telling cnn it looked like a setup in afghanistan, not the united states. >>> home sweet home. finally, the good news we've been waiting for. the value of your house going up for the first time in five years. >>> plus this. >> don't hit your head on the dock. >> no way. >> it's called speed kayaking. or at least trying to be that. our rob marciano taking a dip while trying out this lesser known olympic sport. get your life preserver. "newsroom" starts right now. >> announcer: this is cnn breaking news. >>> we do begin with breaking news this morning. more security concerns for the summer olympics. with opening ceremonies set to begin in just three days. good morning to you, i'm carol costello. the british government is deploying 1,200 extra troops at. zain verjee is joining us from london. why are they doing this thing? >> basically, there was a mess-up, carol, by a private se
in the newsroom, notes on a massacre suspected shooter james holmes apparently detailing his attack in writing and sending it to his university. diagrams, drawings, illustrations. this morning, new details and new questions about what happened last friday night. >>> jackson family shocker. the family matriarch, katherine, is alive and well and back from arizona this morning, now devastated by losing temporary custody of michael's kids. >>> does green really turn into gold? cities around the world clamor to host the olympics. millions of dollars turn into promises of new buildings, millns of tourists, and a global audience. but is it true, is hosting the games actually bad business? >>> and deep-fried controversy. chicago the latest city to block chi chick-fil-a from coming to town. >> chick-fil-a's values are not chicago's values. >>> boston, jim henson, and now rahm emanuel joining the list against chick fill a. and now rick santorum is standing by chick-fil-a. "newsroom" begins right now. >>> good morning. thank you so much for joining us this morning. i'm carol costello. we begin with new d
holmes, was arrested without incident in the parking lot of the theater. stay with wjz for the latest. we'll have the latest at 5:00, 6:00, and 11:00. make sure you stay tuned tonight at 8:00 with a special edition of 48 hours with scott pelley to anchor the cbs evening news. >>> in other news, a weather watch is in effect in baltimore. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. tim williams is monitoring but first, bob turk with the first warning weather radar. bob? >> reporter: we have some light rain in the region. it's primary through during the afternoon and evening hours. there are heavier showers in far western maryland in allegheny county, in northwestern cumberland. there's brief downpours. the rest of the region is light rain but because of the threat of later tonight. there could be heavier showers that would cause minor flash flooding. as far as the rainfall amounts, boy, tim has them. some are extremely impressive. >> we're going to go back to storms that hit extreme flooding. our first warning weather coverage continues with mike schuh. >> reporter: with the city coun
james holmes. the 24-year-old suspect in the deadly colorado shooting rampage, holmes a one-time graduate student at the university of colorado, is going to be making his next court appearance monday. meanwhile, family members are trying to make funeral plans for some of the victims of friday's shootings. nbc's miguel is live for us in colorado. what are the latest developments today, because a lot has been happening behind the scenes. >> reporter: just a few miles from where we're standing, police were once again at the suspect's home. of course they were there for a couple of days over the weekend. it was wired, they say, with boobytraps. they were forced to go in using im provised devices to set off the traps. they were back there today. it appears they were looking for more evidence. as you know, the suspect, james holmes, was here in court yesterday. he was in court for a short time. he certainly looked very dazed, very confused. at one point, as though he was going to fall asleep. police are still obviously gathering evidence in this case. he will be charged with at le
the role the church of scientology played in tom cruise and katie holmes' courtship and marriage. >>> and terrifying plunge. an acrobat slips and falls while attempting a daring high wire walk. but don't worry, as bad as it looks, he's doing fine today. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a sunday morning. i'm lester holt. >> i'm jenna wolfe. the whole practice makes perfect doesn't apply when you're high wiring across large -- >> i was just saying that we don't have a net for what we do. >> which in many ways is exactly the same thing. >> the same thing. >> we're talking about the heat wave this morning. it's been brutal over the last couple of weeks, in some places even deadly, being blamed for 61 deaths. >> finally it is set to break in many places starting today. if you live out west, look out. we'll tell you more about that in a moment with the forecast. >>> then, is your computer a ticking time bomb? thousands of people might not be able to get on the internet starting tomorrow because of a virus lurking in the com
what it means to serve. >>> tom cruise, katie holmes calling quits. a member of the schuch of scientology talks about the divorce, and how difficult it is to leave the church when we continue. >>> on opposite coasts of the u.s., two kayakers had the same terrifying experience this past weekend. a brush with a great white shark. the shark off the coast of santa cruz, california, took a bite out of the kayak but the kayaker got away, and luckily wasn't hurt. the other close call off cape cod was caught on camera. you can see the great white's dorsal fin just several feet behind the kayaker. imagine seeing that behind you. the shark was estimated to be between 12 and 14 feet long. other people in the water and on the beach were screaming at him just like in the movie "jaws," basically saying "look behind you." it was his first time kayaking. here's brian todd with how the real-life scare played out. >> reporter: this was walter szulc's first time kayaking. take a look at the size of the dorsal fin lurking just a few feet behind him. he says he didn't hear people screaming at h
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that await the university. >>> shooter james holmes a in court in just a few hours, using a secret underground tunnel to go before the judge. this morning we're learning more about holmes' past and what police found in his apartment. >>> jackson mystery. michael's mother katherine reported missing this weekend tells police in arizona that she is fine. the grandkids that have lived with her wondering where she is. a missing persons report was even filed. inside this really strange and bizarre story, straight ahead. >>> and power right in your wallet. a new iphone charger the size of a credit card saves you when you run out of juice. we'll show it to you in 20 minutes. "newsroom" begins right now. good morning, i'm zoraid zoraida sambolin sitting in for carolyn costello. penn state faces the stunning blow from jerry sandusky. they face the penalties of the school's cover-ups in the scandal. the penalties are described as unprecedented. steve is in pennsylvania where they're holding the news conference. what can you tell us? >> we're meeting with the executive chairman of the ncaa fol
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